Sicily has burst onto the wine scene over the past few years and it’s no surprise when you consider that Sicily produces more wine than Australia. Yes, that is correct, though lots of it is consumed in situ. In years past, Sicily was most famous for their bulk wine production and Marsala. While it’s easy to dismiss much of those older style wines, they have proved most valuable. While being misappropriated for the production of bulk wine was a shame, it did preserve acres and acres of old vine vineyards, and prevented their wholesale replacement with the so-called international varieties! Nero d’Avola, with its plum black cherry fruit, has been at the vanguard of the Sicilian renaissance here in the U.S., but it’s worth exploring further afield.
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